Merry Makers Market in Downtown Boise


Are you looking for unique, handmade gifts but coming up short? Well, look no further than the Merry Makers Market in downtown Boise. This festive market, located at 816 W. Bannock Street, brings together local artists to share their wares with you. And the best part? All of the proceeds go directly to the artists!


The Merry Makers Market features 29 local artists and craftsmen who create a multitude of different products. It is basically a holiday show and retail store all rolled into one. This unique Pop-Up came to life in 2017 and was so popular that they did it again!

Better Man Beard is proud to sell our handmade beard products and gear alongside these amazing local phenomenons. If you are looking for the perfect gift for the bearded man in your life, come check us out! 

The market is open Monday through Saturday, 11-7 and Sunday from 11-4 until December 23rd. Curious about what you might be able to find there? We are excited to share the market with some other amazing vendors such as:

The Dapper Jackalope

The Dapper Jackalope is the perfect stop for any animal lover or child. The Dapper Jackalope offers DIY ornament kits that are sure to get you in the holiday spirit. Or, if you are looking for something a little more finished, prints, stickers, and cards are also available.

Sawtooth Glass Project

Sawtooth Glass Project is a family owned and operated glass shop that not only has unique and beautiful glass works, but also offers classes to learn how to make your own beautiful creations. Whether you are looking for an ornament, a set of glasses, a vase or jewelry, Sawtooth Glass Project has something for you.

Idaho Adventures Art

If you love Idaho scenery then Idaho Adventures Art has the handmade gifts you want. Artist Kara McCutchen paints Idaho scenes, capturing her adventures in the state. She offers stickers, ornaments, prints, and cards for those who love all that Idaho has to offer.

Rock & Fern

Rock & Fern is an Etsy shop that specializes in Nature inspired cards and prints. This is a great choice for those wanting some handmade Christmas cheer to share with fellow nature lovers.

Surly Mermaid

If you are looking for vintage, then be sure to visit the Surly Mermaid. There you’ll find everything from clothes, to books, to jewelry and even décor. The Surly Mermaid is the perfect stop for something a little different.

Eclectic Ramshackle

Need something different for the special woman in your life? Eclectic Ramshackle offers handmade jewelry that is sure to surprise and dazzle her. This vendor offers jewelry made from enamel, glass, paper, and stone.

Idaho Soap Company

We all know someone who appreciates luxurious bath products. The perfect gift for this special someone can be found at the Idaho Soap Company. Not only do they have specialty soaps, but they also offer shower steamers, lotions, scrubs, and bath bombs.

No matter what you are looking for this holiday season, the Merry Makers Market will have something for you. Be sure to visit before the season ends. Happy Holidays!